Informed Consent in Australia - The 10th Anniversary of Rogers v Whitaker

Venue: University House, ANU

Location: Acton, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Event Date/Time: Oct 26, 2002 End Date/Time: Oct 26, 2002
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This medical and legal conference will mark the 10th Anniversary of the High Court decision of Rogers v Whitaker, Australia's leading medical negligence case - the decision and implications of Rogers v Whitaker, and post-Rogers cases, will be discussed from both legal and medical perspectives.

· The keynote address will delivered by The Honourable Justice Kirby AC CMG

· Professor Harold Luntz (Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne)

· Professor Richard Smallwood AO (Chief Medical Officer, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing)

· Dr Andrew Ross (Specialist Anaesthetist; Head of Anaesthesia Mercy Hospital For Women; Visiting Intensivist Alfred Hospital Melbourne)

· Dr Thomas Faunce (Medical Registrar, Toxicology Unit, Canberra Hospital, Lecturer in Health, Law & Ethics at the Law Faculty, Australian National University and Canberra Clinical School, University of Sydney

· Professor Loane Skene (Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne)

· Professor Grant Gillett (Neurosurgeon, and Professor of Medical Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Otago University, New Zealand)

· Dr Norma Nickel (Medical doctor (University of WA 1983); MBA (University of WA 1992); Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators; final year law student at UWA)


Additional Information

Cost: A$110 (Gst included) or A$75 for students (GST included)